Monadnock Music 2014 Festival Schedule

July 12 – August 16

Saturday, July 12 – 7:30 pm
Peterborough Town House
(1 Grove St, Peterborough, NH)

This is a Ticketed Concert

All Mendelssohn Concert

Monadnock Chamber Orchestra featuring Violinist Tessa Lark

Gil Rose, conductor

Overture to a Midsummer Night's Dream
Violin Concerto in E minor
The Hebrides (Fingal's Cave)
Symphony #4 in A "Italian"

Tickets: $25 (general admission)

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Sunday, July 13 – 3:00 pm
Louise Shonk Kelly Recital Hall, Dublin School (18 Lehmann Way, Dublin, NH)

Music of Steve Reich & Beethoven

The Spektral Quartet

A Co-Production with the Walden School

Admission: Free-of-charge. No tickets or reservations required. Voluntary donations to support the Monadnock Music Village Concerts will be accepted at the performance. 

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Thursday, July 17 – 7:30 pm
Deering Community Church (Deering Center Rd, Deering, NH)

Complete Songs of Edward MacDowell

Emerging Artist Series

Soloists: Emily Tweedy (soprano), Jaime Korkos (mezzo soprano), Jonas Budris (tenor), and Will Prapestis (Baritone)

Admission: Free-of-charge. No tickets or reservations required. Voluntary donations to support the Monadnock Music Village Concerts will be accepted at the performance. 

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Saturday, July 19 – 7:30 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church in Milford (20 Elm St, Milford, NH)

Music of Gunther Schuller & Ernest Chausson

The Monadnock Players Piano Trio

Reinhold Gliere: Eight Duets, op. 39

Gunther Schuller: Piano Trio (1984)

Ernest Chausson: Trio op. 3 in G Minor

Admission: Free-of-charge. No tickets or reservations required. Voluntary donations to support the Monadnock Music Village Concerts will be accepted at the performance. 

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Sunday, July 20 – 3:00 pm
Greenfield Meeting House (Forest Rd, Greenfield, NH)

Music of Amy Beach & Robert Schumann

The Monadnock Players Piano Trio

Leonard Bernstein: Piano Trio (1937)

Yotam Haber: From the Book of Maintenance and Sustenance

Amy Marcy Beach: Trio op. 150 (1938)

Robert Schumann: Trio #1 in D Minor

Admission: Free-of-charge. No tickets or reservations required. Voluntary donations to support the Monadnock Music Village Concerts will be accepted at the performance. 

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Thursday, July 24 – 7:30 pm
Sullivan Congregational Church (435 Centre St, Sullivan, NH 03445)

The Musical Life of London: Works of Haydn, J.C. Bach, Hook, Clementi, and Rossini

Presented by The Berry Collective

James Hook: Sonata in G major for keyboard and flute

Johann Christian Bach: Piano Sonata in C minor, Op. 7, No. 2

Muzio Clementi: From Sonata in C major for piano, four-hands

Gioachino Rossini: Duet for cello and bass in D major

Franz Joseph Haydn: Symphony in D major, No. 104 “London”

Admission: Free-of-charge. No tickets or reservations required. Voluntary donations to support the Monadnock Music Village Concerts will be accepted at the performance. 

Saturday, July 26 – 7:30 pm
Peterborough Town House
(1 Grove St, Peterborough, NH)

This is a Ticketed Concert

Geoffrey Burleson, pianist

Selections from Geoffrey Burleson's forthcoming solo CDs, Camille Saint-Saëns: Complete Piano Works, Volumes 4 and 5 (Naxos Grand Piano), plus works of J.S. Bach, Franz Liszt, Irving Fine and Frank Zappa.

Tickets: $25 (general admission)

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Sunday, July 27 – 3:00 pm
Emmanuel Church, Dublin (18 Lehmann Way, Dublin, NH)

Solo Recital - Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello

Ernest Bloch: Suite #3 for solo cello

Eugene Ysaye: Sonata for unaccompanied violoncello op. 28

Mark Summer: Julie-O

George Perle: Hebrew Melodies for unaccompanied cello

John Corigliano: Fancy on a Bach Air

J.S. Bach: Suite #5 in C Minor

Admission: Free-of-charge. No tickets or reservations required. Voluntary donations to support the Monadnock Music Village Concerts will be accepted at the performance. 

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Thursday, July 31 – 7:30 pm
Jaffrey Center Meeting House (Laban Ainsworth Way, Jaffrey Center, NH)

Music of Mozart

The Monadnock Players String Quintet

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Phantasy Quintet

Irving Fine: Fantasia for String Trio

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet in C Major, K. 515

Admission: Free-of-charge. No tickets or reservations required. Voluntary donations to support the Monadnock Music Village Concerts will be accepted at the performance. 

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Saturday, August 2 – 7:30 pm
Francestown Old Meeting House (1 New Boston Rd, Francestown, NH)

Music of Villa-Lobos & Brahms

The Monadnock Players String Quintet

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Duo for Violin and Viola

Harold Shapero: String Trio

Johannes Brahms: String Quintet in G Major, op. 111

Admission: Free-of-charge. No tickets or reservations required. Voluntary donations to support the Monadnock Music Village Concerts will be accepted at the performance. 

Sunday, August 3 – 3:00 pm
Peterborough Town House
(1 Grove St, Peterborough, NH)

This is a Ticketed Concert

Music of Aaron Copland & Lukas Foss

Harvard Summer Chorus & Boston Modern Orchestra Project

Andrew Clark, conductor

Soprano: Sarah Moyer
Mezzo: Caitlin Felsman
Tenor: Charles Blandy
Bass: Paul Max Tipton

Aaron Copland: Old American Songs
Lukas Foss: The Prairie

Tickets: $25 (general admission)

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Thursday, August 7 – 7:30 pm
Washington Congregational Church (1 Halfmoon Pond Rd, Washington, NH)

Music of Schubert, Mozart and Francaix

Performed by members of Boston's premier self-conducted string orchestra A Far Cry

Franz Schubert: String Trio, D. 471

Jean Francaix: String Trio (1933)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento for String Trio in Eb

Admission: Free-of-charge. No tickets or reservations required. Voluntary donations to support the Monadnock Music Village Concerts will be accepted at the performance. 

 

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Saturday, August 9 –
Peterborough All Saints Church (51 Concord St, Peterborough, NH)

Britten – Curlew River

 

This program has been postponed to our 2015 Festival Season.

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Sunday, August 10 – 3:00 pm
Wilton Center Unitarian Church (Isaac Frye Highway, Wilton Center, NH)

Music of George Chadwick & Bartok

Monadnock Quartet

George Whitefield Chadwick: String Quartet #3 in D Major

Charles Ives: String Quartet #2

Franz Schubert: Quartettsatz in C Minor

Bela Bartok: String Quartet #6

Admission: Free-of-charge. No tickets or reservations required. Voluntary donations to support the Monadnock Music Village Concerts will be accepted at the performance. 

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Thursday August 14 – 7:30 pm
Nelson Congregational Church (830 Nelson Rd, Nelson, NH)

Music of Haydn & Debussy

Monadnock Quartet

Franz Josef Haydn: String Quartet op. 50 #5 "The Dream"

Jing Wang: Hé

Hugo Wolf: Italian Serenade (1887)

Claude Debussy: String Quartet in G Minor, op. 10

Admission: Free-of-charge. No tickets or reservations required. Voluntary donations to support the Monadnock Music Village Concerts will be accepted at the performance. 

Saturday, August 16 – 7:30 pm
Peterborough Town House
(1 Grove St, Peterborough, NH)

This is a Ticketed Concert

John Adams - Chamber Symphonies

Boston Modern Orchestra Project

John Adams – Son of Chamber Symphony
Walter Piston – Divertimento for 9 Instruments
Gail Kubik – Gerald McBoing Boing

John Adams - Chamber Symphony

Tickets: $25 (general admission)

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Program and artist roster are subject to change.

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